Stop at each position for at least 2 seconds. Our customer and vehicle first approach means that your experience is our first priority. It could have saved Volvo and us consumers a lot of money to simply have a externally replaceable oil filter on the transmission. They just want less slippage since it adversely affects fuel economy. On the Volvo, you remove the line to the transmission oil cooler, and put that to waste, and have another pipe to a container of new oil into the oil cooler, when the car is started the old oil is pumped to waste, and the new oil is drawn into the system.
The car does drive better since the fluid was changed, the gearchange does seem smoother. Archived from the original on 2016-07-17. Thanks, I understand about the fill plug, drain and leveler plugs. The cure it to reprogram the computer using patches provided by the manufacturer. Hi Davmac, this is all great news.
I actually started to drain the transmission and then had to quit that job and could not come back to it days later. Please help this article by looking for better, more reliable sources. There was no way to get your hand and arm down there and the plug was not sticking to the torx bit. I've read here not to use a synthetic but only to use a mineral based fluid. There is no way a vehicle can work if the transmission is faulty. It is on the top of the transmission between the turbo and battery. The drain plug is pretty obvious under the car.
Transmission problems are the major problems vehicle encounters which made automobile transmission repair an expedient measure that must be accessible once such problems come into existence. It is the brain box that ensures smooth and efficient shifting of the vehicle gears for easy mobility from one point to another. Place a lower drip shield on the floor under the vehicle. I have yet to see a transmission that has flare between multiple gears but I guess it is possible. It also goes by the name of. The Gearbox is supposed to be sealed for life, but many owners report changing the fluid and finding a dark sludgy liquid in there after only 50,000 miles.
You should also replace the transmission filter at the same time you replace the fluid. Also, make sure the filter is clean to keep you fluid fresh. In fact, the shops in our area all buy valve bodies straight from Volvo dealerships. A common problem at least according to Ford is that. It usually only happens when the transmission is cold. The same Aisin tranny got various names for various applications. Now on to the job.
Replacing the valve body will solve 99% of the shifting issues with these transmissions. It was pretty fiddly because I could then completely loosen the fill plug but had to use a magnetic pick up tool to retrieve it. New seems to be much better than any rebuilt options at this point. Dirty transmission fluid will make this wear happen much faster. It measures 358 mm 14. Also, when the transmission fluid is changed; it is advisable to apply sealant on broken parts to keep the system trouble-free and enable the car's machinery to work efficiently. It seems to be more common with lower gears but can happen with any of the shifts.
I'm sure that would help. A re-manufactured transmission is every bit as good as a new transmission, but comes at a much more affordable price. Some tips: - Start with a cold engine to avoid burns and so that the drained fluid and fill fluid are nearly the same temp - Be sure you have the necessary torx bits. T55 for the fill plug up top, I think T30 for the center level tube in the drain plug. While the engine is running, remove the integrated level plug Torx 40.
It is a light duty transmission designed to withstand a maximum of 320 ft-lbs of torque. We offer a wide variety of high quality replacement, maintenance and restoration car parts plus our own line of heavy duty and performance products. A low fluid condition could also cause weird shifting issues but you checked that when you flushed the transmission fluid right? I have found multiple procedures but was wondering if you guys had actually follow a specific procedure that worked. Unreliable citations may be challenged or deleted. Quite simply: Worn out solenoid bores in the valve body. It took an 18 in pipe wrench to just remove the drain plug. There has been, in the past, a lot of complaints about harsh shifts, especially when the transmission is hot and under full power.